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Secret Service steps up White House security following second incident in two days

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:47:07 -0700

Intruder who climbed fence and made it to presidential residence was carrying a knife, police disclose

Lawsuit filed over Common Core standards

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:45:14 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- An unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate is among the plaintiffs suing Missouri officials to stop the state from making payments to a multistate consortium that has been developing tests tied to the new Common Core education standards.

Press Releases: Secretary Kerry Elevates Climate Change at UN General Assembly

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:43:19 -0700

Secretary Kerry Elevates Climate Change at UN General Assembly Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 21, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry will participate in several high-level events to reinforce U.S. leadership on climate change action this coming week during the UN General Assembly in New York. On September 21, Secretary Kerry will host the first-ever Major ...

UAE-US trade ties to see further growth

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:35:23 -0700

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Economic, trade and investment relations between the UAE and the United States are steadily flourishing and are poised for further growth and development a...

Venezuela’s president is bullying a Harvard professor

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:15:25 -0700

Nicolas Maduro is fuming over a Kennedy School economist’s criticism of his policies

Q&A: UW-Madison’s man in Washington says lobbying is about relationships

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:10:43 -0700

Director of federal relations Ben Miller is working out of UW-Madison’s first-ever office in D.C.

Don't use God as 'armor' for waging violence, pope says in Albania

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:09:35 -0700

TIRANA, Albania (CNS) -- In a world "where an authentic religious spirit is being perverted and where religious differences are being distorted and exploited," Albania is an "aspiring example" to everyone that peaceful coexistence is possible, Pope Francis said during a one-day visit to the country Sept. 21.

Week 3 AM games feature NFC East showdown, one NFC West game

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:50:02 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers kick off at 1:05 p.m. PT, which means we get a few hours of morning NFL action to keep us occupied. The AM slate is not loaded, but there are some fun matchups to watch. The Red Zone channel should keep us at least mildly interested!

Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:34:58 -0700

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Facts: There are approximately 21.4 million veterans in the United States. 0 0 read more

How our lawmakers voted last week

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:28:55 -0700

Readers have told us they want to know how local and Ohio members of the U.S. House and Senate are voting on major issues.

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